Le Mars Fire Rescue at its April 10 training learned about EV vehicles. An EV was loaned to the department from Total Motors of Le Mars. Photo by Brian Nitzschke.

May 5, 2024: Clarkson Fire and Rescue Omelet Breakfast, made-to-order omelets served with potatoes and toast, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, Clarkson Fire and Rescue Department.

   As the weather improves, it’s an ideal opportunity to engage in outdoor training exercises. This month, we’ll delve into a nozzle technique known as the Clamp.

On March 21 at 15:44 hours, both Scarville Fire Department and Lake Mills Fire Department were paged out for a tractor on fire inside a metal machine shed on the Sprecher Dairy Farm.

The current Iowa Firefighters Association Board and the Past Presidents present for a photo at Mid-Year 2024 held in Cedar Falls the first weekend in April include front (l to r): 5th Vice Lonnie Newhall, 3rd Vice Mike Kime, 1st Vice Aaron Clemons, President Roger Carr, 2nd Vice Kent Brix, 4th Vice Rick Schmi

Around 11:40 p.m. Monday, April 1, the Pierce Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a building located in the 200 block of South Lucas Street for a report of an attached garage on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found the south half of the garage fully involved in flames and the fire spread.

On Friday, April 5 at 4 p.m., Batesland Volunteer Fire Department was requested by Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management to respond to Manderson to assist with the rapidly spreading Creekside Fire. Batesland sent two Type 6 brush trucks and a water tender.

Le Mars Fire Rescue at its April 10 training learned about EV vehicles. An EV was loaned to the department from Total Motors of Le Mars. Photo by Brian Nitzschke.

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Le Mars Fire Rescue at its April 10 training learned about EV vehicles. An EV was loaned to the department from Total Motors of Le Mars. Photo by Brian Nitzschke.

Upcoming Events

May 5, 2024: Clarkson Fire and Rescue Omelet Breakfast, made-to-order omelets served with potatoes and toast, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, Clarkson Fire and Rescue Department.

Dairy fire

On March 21 at 15:44 hours, both Scarville Fire Department and Lake Mills Fire Department were paged out for a tractor on fire inside a metal machine shed on the Sprecher Dairy Farm.

Creekside fire

On Friday, April 5 at 4 p.m., Batesland Volunteer Fire Department was requested by Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management to respond to Manderson to assist with the rapidly spreading Creek

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